Essien on Sydney FC radar

Transfers of Thursday, 31 December 2015


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Australian Champions Sydney FC are considering a move for Ghana midfielder Michael Essien. has learnt.

The A-League Club is said to have made the Ghanaian international their number one target ahead of the January transfer window.

Essien who recently resumed from a troublesome knee injury has made only three competitive appearances for Panathinaikos since joining the Greek Club from Italian giants AC Milan.

The 32-year-old has endured series of injuries which has kept him on the low.

The former Chelsea midfield kingpin could, however, be making his way out from Europe having featured for the likes of Bastia, Lyon, Chelsea and AC Milan.

The midfielder shot to fame after helping French Club Olympique Lyon to the last 4 of the UEFA Champions League which eventually earned him an opportunity to join Chelsea in 2005.